Mary Francis Shaw, 76, of 784 Old Zebulon Rd, Wendell, passed away peacefully on October 18, 2019 surrounded by her loving and caring family. She was born June 17, 1943 to the late Walter Anders and Catherine Hilderbrant Anders. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald Eugene Shaw. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother who cherished her family and loved gardening.
A service to celebrate her life will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, October 21, 2019 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service Chapel, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC 27591.
The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the service from 12:00 to 1:45 pm at the funeral home.
A graveside service will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Raleigh Memorial Park, 7501 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27612.
Surviving: daughters: Donna Shaw Gifford (Ronald) of Wendell, and Debbie Shaw Hartzell of Kentucky; son, Darren Shaw (Dani Bowen) of Henderson; grandchildren: Jeromy Gifford, Jennifer G. Batzel (Dennis), Jacob Hartzell (Elizabeth), Ryan Hartzell (Gabbi), Shelby Hartzell, Austin Hartzell; 11 great-grandchildren; sister, Teri Anders of Ohio.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was preceded in death by her sisters: Martha, Doris, and Rose.
Flowers are accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to Dementia Alliance of NC, 9131 Anson Way, Suite 206, Raleigh, NC 27615.
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